Lucky fan relishes chance encounter with five-time world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce

By Sports Desk November 06, 2022
Keithi Cunningham is all smiles after a chance encounter with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Keithi Cunningham is all smiles after a chance encounter with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Contributed

Keithi Cunningham considers himself a lucky man after he unexpectedly got to meet Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, arguably the greatest female sprinter in history.

Cunningham was a winner of JMD$100,000 in a GraceKennedy Money Services (GKMS)/Western Union campaign dubbed 10 Million Reasons to Receive.

When he went to collect his winnings, it just happened to be during the visit of Fraser-Pryce, who is a GraceKennedy ambassador. The five-time world 100m champion is also a Digicel Ambassador. The chance encounter took place upon his arrival at the GK ONE Digital Store on Port Royal Street on November 2, where he went to collect the GK ONE prepaid Visa debit card on which his prize money had been placed.

“Is jus a whim mek me come down here today yuh nuh, and look who me run into? The great Shelly,” he recalled with a laugh.

Fraser-Pryce, the face of the GK ONE card congratulated Cunningham, “This is so awesome! Just like that you won $100,000! I’m so happy for you. I’m sure this came at the best time for you!”

Cunningham was overwhelmed.

“Ah now I will never stop use Western Union. Me win bout three time today alone!”

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